Franck Cormerais, Amar Lakel in Etudes Digitales (2018) The «digital turning point» of society is now obvious even if its definition is still debated in academic circles. At the very least, it is possible to say that the technologies involved allow an explosion, in human societies, of interconnected interfaces to global information systems. A whole, every day more important, of phenomena is mediated by interfaces that function as signifying devices recording data (data). Millions of traces are stored every second in databases and file servers. Computers, tablets, smartphones, cameras, mobile objects are a swarm of sensors at the service of an archive production that escapes any form of regulation. In this context, the humanities and social sciences have also been affected by the digitization of
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